Saratoga Race Course

Mitole Rebounds To Dominate Forego

His seven-race win streak may have come to an end last out when defeated in the Grade 1 Vanderbilt, but William and Corinne Heiligbrodt’s Mitole got back on track this Saturday with a dominant performance in the Grade 1 Forego. The 4-year-old son of Eskendereya broke on top but settle just off the pace of […]

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Cross-Country Pick 5 Features Racing From Saratoga, Monmouth, And Woodbine

The New York Racing Association will host a Cross Country Pick 5 on Sunday featuring racing action from Saratoga Race Course, Monmouth Park in Oceanport, New Jersey and Woodbine Racetrack in Etobicoke, Ontario. Saratoga Race Course will kick off the sequence with a 5 ½-furlong maiden claiming event for 2-year-old fillies over the Mellon turf […]

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‘He Never Gives Up’: Castellano Emotional After New York-Bred Stakes Win With Offering Plan

Hall of Fame jockey Javier Castellano won a pair of stakes, including a sentimental win aboard 7-year-old veteran Offering Plan, on Friday at Saratoga Race Course on New York Breeders’ Showcase Day; the second of three days on the New York Racing Association calendar devoted exclusively to New York-breds. Owned by Michael Dubb, Nantucket Thoroughbred […]

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Brown Confident In ‘Really Fresh’ Travers Pair

His resume is not quite a dozen years old, which, by horse training standards, is relatively youthful. But if you unfurled Chad Brown’s scroll of achievements, it could easily be mistaken for one belonging to a far more seasoned conditioner. The three-time Eclipse Award winner has saddled more than 1,600 winners of $167 million. Twenty […]

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‘King Of South America’: Romans Names Martin Chuan To Ride Everfast In Travers

Martin Chuan, a 24-year-old Peruvian jockey who has been riding this summer at Ellis Park, will be aboard Preakness runner-up Everfast in Saturday’s Grade 1 Runhappy Travers at Saratoga, trainer Dale Romans said Monday morning. A multiple Group 1 winner in his home country, Chuan is 5-4-4 from 24 starts at Ellis Park this year, […]

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Sunday’s Empire 6 Mandatory Payout Returns $12,547

The Empire 6, NYRA’s new jackpot-style multi-race wager requiring bettors to select the first-place finisher of the final six races of the card, returned $12,547.40 for the first mandatory payout of the $0.20 minimum wager on Sunday at Saratoga Race Course. Initially added to the wagering menu on Wednesday, August 7, and offered on live […]

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Mucho Gusto ‘Punched His Own Ticket’ To Travers With ‘Really Strong’ Work At Del Mar

Bob Baffert will have a horse in the $1.25 million Runhappy Travers, after all. The Hall of Fame trainer said Monday that Mucho Gusto, runner-up in the Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park on July 20, will run in the Travers on Saturday at Saratoga. “He came out of the Haskell really well, and he breezed […]

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New York Showcase Day Features $1.5 Million In Purses Friday At Saratoga

Horses bred in the Empire State will have the spotlight to themselves when New York Breeders’ Showcase Day returns to Saratoga Race Course for the sixth time on Friday. Featuring six stakes worth $1.15 million, including the $250,000 Albany for 3-year-olds, Showcase Day kicks off the Travers Racing Festival with 11 races devoted exclusively to […]

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Klaravich Pair Catch A Bid, New And Improved Top Thursday’s Riskaverse Stakes

Currently leading the Saratoga Race Course owner standings with 11 victories through the first six weeks of the meet, Klaravich Stables will look to bolster its edge by entering a pair of talented runners for meet-leading trainer Chad Brown in the $100,000 Riskaverse for 3-year-old fillies on Thursday on the inner turf. Catch a Bid, […]

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Winston C Seeks Another Grade 1 Win At Saratoga In Thursday’s New York Turf Writers Cup

Hudson River Farms’ Winston C will look for back-to-back Grade 1 scores at Saratoga Race Course when he headlines Thursday’s $150,000 New York Turf Writers Cup, a 2 3/8-mile steeplechase event. One of two entrants for Jonathan Sheppard along with All the Way Jose, Winston C returns for Thursday’s test from a convincing 3 ½-length […]

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